ALEA Press Releases

November 20, 2023

Thanksgiving marks one of the busiest weeks of the year on Alabama roadways. This year, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) urges everyone to prepare to share the road with millions of other motorists as AAA predicts more than 49 million Americans… Read Full Release

November 7, 2023

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor is pleased to announce the recipients of the Agency’s Lifesaving Award and Purple Heart Medal of Honor for outstanding professionalism and skills displayed through heroic acts that saved… Read Full Release

October 31, 2023

MONTGOMERY—While Halloween is a day of fun for most, it can also be a night of mischief for others. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) would like to remind everyone of a few helpful safety tips and also share a link to the Agency’s online sex… Read Full Release

September 28, 2023

Year-round, the “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign works to empower and educate the public on the importance of recognizing the signs of terrorism-related suspicious activity and how to report it to law enforcement. The U.S. Department of… Read Full Release

September 19, 2023

Whether you’re a veteran, inexperienced driver, or make your living behind the wheel of a bus or a commercial vehicle, staying safe around railway tracks is all about knowing the rules. Each year, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) joins fellow… Read Full Release

September 1, 2023

Governor Kay Ivey has signed into law an expanded version of Alabama’s Missing and Endangered Persons Alert, now to include an adult that has been abducted, effective Friday, Sept. 1. Previously, the criteria for a Missing and Endangered Person Alert… Read Full Release

August 29, 2023

ALEA Shares Play-By-Play of Safety this Labor Day Weekend The Agency Partners with ADEM to Share additional Water Resources MONTGOMERY – For most, the Labor Day holiday weekend marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall and football season in the… Read Full Release

July 27, 2023

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is taking measures to warn and educate the public of an increase in the trafficking of fentanyl mixed with xylazine. Xylazine, also known at “Tranq,” is a powerful sedative that the U.S. Food and Drug… Read Full Release

July 17, 2023

Voting has officially begun for the 10th Annual America’s Best-Looking Cruiser Contest! Each year, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) joins fellow highway patrol and state police organizations across the nation vying for the top spot in the… Read Full Release

July 17, 2023

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is joining the Alabama Transportation Institute in kicking off National Rural Road Safety Awareness Week (RRSAW), which runs today, July 17, through Friday, July 21. The weeklong observance is part of a… Read Full Release